At the Eye of a Storm: Resiliency of Moore Elementary School in the Path of Hurricane Harvey

CHPS Board Member & Chief Operations Officer of Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Roy Sprague, recently published "At the eye of a Storm: Resiliency of Moore Elementary School in the Path of Hurricane Harvey" in the September 2018 issue of the Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly.

This intriguing article documents the resiliency of the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, located in northwest Houston, Texas, to withstand Hurricane Harvey in August 2017 and outlines the implementation of their hurricane preparation protocol to protect the district’s facilities and assets.

Sustainable Interior Design: CHPS Offers Guidelines to Design & Build Better Schools

CHPS Board Member and Quattrocchi Kwok Architects (QKA) Principal, Aaron Jobson, dives into four areas in which the CHPS Criteria provide guidelines and accountability for school designers. Featuring the recent completion of Cupertino High School’s new classroom and science lab buildings as a case study, he explains how the project is on track to meet CHPS Designed Certification, featuring daylighting, views, sustainable materials, and high performance lighting and mechanical systems.

Green California Summit: California on the Move

The 12th annual Green California Summit and Expo comes to the Sacramento Convention Center April 9-10, at a time when California is setting the pace for environmental protection efforts worldwide. “California is showing that dealing with climate is good for the economy — not bad,” Governor Jerry Brown has said. “It’s a culture that’s on the move — not pulling up the drawbridge out of fear and economic insecurity.”

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